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Wilbur Wright College is the City Colleges of Chicago center of excellence in Information Technology, and offers general education courses, associate degrees, shorter-term certificate programs, and special interest courses. Wright College is located at 4300 N. Narragansett and its satellite campus is Wright College Humboldt Park located at 1645 N. California Avenue in Chicago.

Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering course offers STEM pathway for City Colleges students

Next class starts in August of 2021. Destini Coleman has wanted to study biology since she was a kid in Englewood glued to the Animal Planet channel. “Even then, I was always...

“A Spot for Everyone”: Wright Alumna Hopes to Promote Equity in Engineering and Computer...

Alexandra Medina is determined to prove that “engineering has a spot for everyone,” – and soon, she’ll take center stage to deliver that message. On September 10th, Alexandra, who earned her associate degree in science...

Rep. Newman Announces $1 Million in Federal Funding to Support Computer Science Pathways for...

Recently, U.S. Representative Marie Newman announced $999,400 in federal funding has been awarded to support computer science pathways for high school students at Chicago Public Schools (CPS). Awarded by the National...

CCC congratulates one of its accomplished educators on her new book!

CCC congratulates Michelle Duster on her new book titled, "Ida B. the Queen: The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Ida B. Wells". Michelle tutors at Wilbur Wright College. She is an author,...

Apprenticeships are the catalyst for opportunity

From apprenticeships to pathways for specialized career certificates, "earn and learn" partnerships are proliferating. Obtaining a four-year college degree is not essential for all students. In Illinois, 52 percent of jobs require...

Wright named one of the 2021 Inspiring Programs in STEM By INSIGHT Into Diversity...

Wilbur Wright College Center of Excellence for Engineering and Computer Science Engineering has been named one of the 2021 Inspiring STEM programs in the country by INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine. “Our engineering programs...

Community colleges, a ‘game-changer’ for low-income families, see free tuition cut from social safety...

CHICAGO TRIBUNE | By KAREN ANN CULLOTTA An excerpt After Tamika Powell lost her job during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, her uncertainty was replaced with hope when she decided to...

City Colleges of Chicago Receives $5.5M in Workforce Equity Grant Funding to Prepare Students...

City Colleges of Chicago was awarded $5.5 million in grants from the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) as part of ICCB’s Workforce Equity Initiative (WEI), which focuses on improving workforce equity...

DPI, Wilbur Wright College Expand Partnership To Build A More Diverse Computing Pipeline, With...

Discover Computing series will reach high school freshmen and sophomores to build tech skills and career awareness The Discovery Partners Institute (DPI) and Wilbur Wright College are expanding their partnership to develop...

Op-Ed Featured in the Chicago Tribune | by Aaron Cohen

Excerpt only. Most mornings at 9:30, my laptop is on and I am speaking via Zoom to the arrangement of boxes that comprise my online class at Wilbur Wright College, City Colleges...
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